LA Opera’s <i>Simon Boccanegra</i>:  the view from — and of — the Tweet Seats
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LA Opera’s Simon Boccanegra: the view from — and of — the Tweet Seats

Los Angeles Opera’s production of Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra opens today, with Placido Domingo in the title role of pirate turned Doge of Genoa.   As previously mentioned, I was offered one of LA Opera’s inaugural “tweet seats” for last Wednesday’s final dress rehearsal.  Normally, I wouldn’t be writing about a rehearsal at all, let alone doing … Continue reading

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Warming up the thumbs: LA Opera Tweet Seat, here I come

In about two-and-a-half hours, I’ll be sitting in the Loge section of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion watching the final Los Angeles Opera dress rehearsal of Simon Boccanegra, sharing my thoughts in real time with the world, 140 characters at a time. The easiest way to follow along is to go to my twitter page:  https://twitter.com/#!/MrCKDH … Continue reading

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Official holder of an LA Opera “tweet seat”

Earlier today, I received notice from the folks at Los Angeles Opera that I’ve been given one of their “tweet seats.”   Not sure what that means?  Here’s  how they described it on their online application: We are looking for a few awesome people who are active in social media to attend the final dress … Continue reading